Supercomputer predicts relegation possibility for Leeds United after draw v Aston Villa
Leeds United were left disappointed on Sunday afternoon as they were forced to settle for one point against Aston Villa in a poor affair.
The Whites have had a decent start to the campaign though where they have managed to secure nine points from their first seven matches.
After that recent draw against Aston Villa, data experts at FiveThirtyEight, as reported by Yorkshire Post, have predicted Leeds to finish in the 13th position with a 19% possibility of relegation.
Leeds started the season brightly after having a difficult campaign last time around where they narrowly managed to escape relegation.
In the first three fixtures, the Whites secured seven points which included a 3-0 thumping win against Chelsea while playing at home.
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However, since then, the side has struggled to keep the momentum going and they’ve only managed to register two points from four matches.
It is important that after the kind of start Leeds had, Jesse Marsch must ensure that his team will not slide towards the drop zone once again.
Next up for Leeds will be a visit to Selhurst Park Stadium where they will face the struggling Crystal Palace side. That game presents the Whites an opportunity to secure all three points and get back to winning ways.
Historically, these teams have faced off 10 times in the Premier League where Leeds have an impressive record with five wins [Transfermarkt].
In other Leeds United news, European newspapers are raving over the “animalistic’” performance of one Whites star on international duty.